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Davis Street Demolition and Full Freeway Closure

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin demolition work on the Davis Street bridge in San Leandro. The demolition work will start as early as July 7 and continue until July 24.

The majority of the work will be performed at night with lane closures on I-880. Lane closures and full freeway closures will be in both the northbound 880 and southbound 880 directions. Full freeway closures will be in one direction only each night. The lane closure hours are 9:00 PM – 5:00 AM on weeknights and 10:00PM - 8:00 AM on weekend nights. Demolition may occur between any of the above mentioned hours. Click here for more Caltrans information.

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2014 Summer Activities Guide

The San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Department has launched its 2014 Summer Activities Guide!

Family Events, Aquatics, Day Camps, Specialty Camps, Youth Sports, Classes, Trips... the list goes on and on! There is something for everybody from tots to seniors and individuals to families in the San Leandro Recreation and Human Services Summer Activities Guide! Don't miss out on an opportunity to learn something new, meet new friends, get in shape and get involved in our community!

For information on our current course offerings, please visit Summer Activities or visit the Recreation and Human Services Department homepage.

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San Leandro Offers Business Tax Holiday

With an unparalleled, strategic location and the fastest internet connectivity available anywhere, San Leandro is poised to capitalize on the current economic recovery. To ensure that we maximize our success, San Leandro is expanding its efforts to welcome new businesses with a Business License Tax Holiday. This program will be effective immediately and will run for one year. Virtually all businesses that are new to San Leandro, including start-ups and businesses re-locating from other areas, will be exempt from the tax for their first year of operations.

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Thursday July 10, 2014
10:00  AM Canciones y cuentos en Español (Main Library)

Canciones y cuentos en Español para bebes y niños menores de tres años

Disfruta libros, cuentos y canciones en Español en la biblioteca con tus bebes y niños pequeños. Aprende canciones y rimas que puedes usar cada día con ellos en casa. Ven y juega con nosotros terminando la lectura del cuento. Este es un servicio gratuito ofrecido por First 5 Alameda County.
Martes 10:00am—Biblioteca South Branch (espacio es limitado en Biblioteca South Branch)
Jueves 10:00am—Biblioteca Principal

Songs and Stories in Spanish for Little Ones - Ages 0 to 3
Enjoy Spanish-language books, stories and songs at the library with your babies and toddlers. Learn songs and rhymes that you can use every day with your little one (ages 0 to 3). After storytime, you are invited to stay and play. This free storytime is funded by First 5 Alameda County.

Tuesdays at 10:00am— South Branch Library (space is limited at South Branch Library due to room capacity)
Thursdays at 10:00am—Main Library

10:30  AM PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Manor Branch Library
Designed for children ages 3-8, our preschool storytimes feature the best in children's books, songs, and arts and crafts activities. This program is for children and a caregiver, to help children get ready for kindergarten, get the reading habit, and to have fun! No registration required, just drop in!
7:00  PM Mental Well Being Seminar

Author Linda Graham willgive a discussion about her recently-published book Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience andWell-Being. A question and answer session and a book-signing session willfollow the presentation.

7:00  PM Planning Commission - Special Meeting
The Planning Commission will hold a study session to consider the draft Policies and Programs for the 2015-2022 Housing Element Update, which is a State required component of the General Plan. The study session is part of the City's General Plan Update process currently underway. Public input will be solicited.
Friday July 11, 2014
10:30  AM Laughter Yoga

There are no complicated poses needed for this type of yoga. In fact, the only muscles you’ll need are your belly laughing muscles. The San Leandro Senior Center’s Laughter Yoga class is a drop-in program that includes playful exercises and lots of jokes. Laughter Yoga also includes stress-reducing exercises, such as gentle breathing and stretching. Please bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothes. No pre-registration is required. Each participant will need to pay a $1 fee at the beginning of class. Must be 50+ to participate.

11:00  AM FREE Family Movie at the Main Library
Enjoy a family-friendly movie on the big screen in our Main Library lecture hall! Pick up free tickets two weeks in advance at the Children's Desk. Doors will open at 10:45am. Arrive early for the best seat.
Saturday July 12, 2014
10:30  AM EARLY LITERACY STORYTIME/ CUENTOS PARA LA ALFABETIZACION TEMPRANA (Main Library)
EARLY LITERACY STORYTIME/ CUENTOS PARA LA ALFABETIZACION TEMPRANA
Join us for a bilingual Spanish/English storytime for children ages 0 to 5 at the Main Library. Enjoy stories in Spanish and English, and learn songs and rhymes to practice at home to help with reading readiness. Kids will take home a free paperback book.

Te invitamos a la hora del cuento bilingüe (español/ingles) para niños de 0 - 5 anos en la biblioteca principal. Disfruta y aprende los cuentos, canciones y rimas que puedes usar con ellos en casa para ayudarlos en su proceso de lectura. Los niños que asistan tendrán un libro gratis para llevar a casa.

Sunday July 13, 2014
1:30  PM Needle Crafters

Join volunteers Sandy McDonald and Carol Trevino to work onyour needle craft project (knitting, crocheting, embroidering, quilting, crossstitching, etc.) while discussing books, travel and movies! The NeedleCrafters, sponsored by the San Leandro Library, is an informal, fun gatheringto meet and make new friends and relax at the Library. So if you are a beginnerand want to learn, this club is just for you! This group meets year round on the 2nd & 4th Sundays,except on holidays.

Monday July 14, 2014
3:00  PM Summer Reading Buddies for grades 1 to 5 (Main Library)
Summer Reading Buddies for kids going into grades 1 to 5
Practice your reading during summer vacation with our Summer Reading Buddies! Stop by the Main Library on Mondays from 3 to 5pm, choose a book (or bring one from home) and practice your reading with one of our friendly teen volunteers for 30 minutes. Dates: June 23, June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 & Aug. 4.

To register, call the Main Library children's desk. Registration opens June 2.



7:00  PM Districts 3, 4 & 6 Town Hall Mtg
The event will feature substantial open time for questions and answers on any topics concerning city government. Caltrans also will provide an update on ongoing work along the Marina Blvd and Davis Street overpasses